books about: knives
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Meet Spoon. He's always been a happy little utensil. But lately, he feels like life as a spoon just isn't cutting it. He thinks Fork, Knife, and The Chopsticks all have it so much better than him. But do they? And what do they think about Spoon? A book for all ages, Spoon serves as a gentle reminder to celebrate what makes us each special.
Tense and twisting, Knife Music is the story of a doctor struggling to clear his name after being accused of raping and causing the suicide of a young girl. The novel pits Dr. Ted Cogan, a 43-year-old surgeon and self-described womanizer, against Hank Madden, a handicapped veteran detective. From the outset it’s not clear who is victim and who is victimizer, as the usually dispassionate Madden grapples with his long-suppressed prejudices and ...
The Cross and the Switchblade
A young preacher from the Pennsylvania hills comes to New York City and influences troubled teenagers with his inspirational message.
With A Vengeance
Marcus Wynne is back…WITH A VENGEANCE. The best-selling author of NO OTHER OPTION, WARRIOR IN THE SHADOWS, and BROTHERS IN ARMS returns with his first novel in six years. Hunter James, a Federal Air Marshal scarred by his close quarters battle preventing the first domestic hijacking since 9/11, takes us on the ultimate insider's journey through the world of aviation security and counter-terrorism. This is the book the Transportation ...
The Art of Alice: Madness Returns
Legendary game designer American McGee created one of the most visually arresting games of all time in Alice. Eleven years later, McGee returns with a sequel just as groundbreaking as his critically acclaimed classic - Alice: Madness Returns! Just in time for Madness Returns, Dark Horse and Spicy Horse Games invite Alice fans to take a journey through the wonderland of American McGee's imagination for a look at this magnificent and disturbing ...
Coffey's Hands (The Green Mile, Part 3)
Paul Coffey, the brutal killer of two girls, reveals something extraordinary, and life on the Green Mile will never be the same again.
Cuts Like a Knife
Kristen Conner goes undercover to catch a serial killer who chooses his victims in the most unlikely of places... only to discover she is his new target. Chicago has a new resident: a soulless killer on a decade-long murder spree. When a young woman is found dead in her fashionable townhome, the FBI is convinced an elusive, organized killer is at work again—a man the local press has dubbed the Cutter Shark. Detective Kristen Conner is a good ...
Betty Crocker Bisquick Impossibly Easy Pies: Pies that Magically Bake Their Own Crust
Make tasty dinners and desserts easy as pie! Do you have a box of Bisquick on your shelf? Why not whip up tempting home-baked pies that are impossibly easy and impossibly delicious? These pies magically make their own crust, and they're a hit with kids and adults alike. Whether filled with ground beef, chicken, cheese, vegetables, or fruit, they're perfect any night of the week-great after work or for casual get-togethers and potluck suppers. ...
Sushi: Taste and Techniques
This beautifully illustrated guide will enable readers to master and appreciate the art of sushi. The quintessential book for any sushi lover, Sushi: Taste and Technique shows you all you need to know about this exceptionally delicious and healthy cuisine, how to locate the freshest ingredients, how to use the right equipment, and how to master the etiquette of eating sushi correctly. From makizushi to hand rolls to vegetarian versions, this ...
The Complete Book of Woodcarving: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft
Fox Chapel Publishing
From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive reference details every aspect of woodcarving. All the essentials are covered for beginning woodworkers, such as how to choose appropriate woods; how to set up a wood shop; how to select, use, and sharpen tools; and how to perform fundamental techniques, such as the push cut, pull cut, stop cut, and slicing cut. General carving styles, from classical to whimsical to rustic, are ...
Surviving Armed Assaults: A Martial Artists Guide to Weapons, Street Violence, and Countervailing Force
Lawrence A. Kane
Ymaa Publication Center
Fair Fight? Not likely. Least of all from a criminal who is looking to make a quick profit at your expense. A sad fact is that weapon-wielding thugs victimize 1,773,000 citizens every year in the United States alone. Even martial artists are not immune from this deadly threat. Consequently, self-defense training that does not consider the very real possibility of an armed attack is dangerously incomplete. Whether you live in the city or ...
Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run Book and 3 DVD Set Bundle
Collection includes Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run hardcover book and Feasting on Asphalt - The Complete Second Season: The River Run 3 DVD set. Alton Brown and his crew are mounting their steely steeds once again and scouring the American landscape for honest road food. This time they will trace America's first superhighway: the Mississippi from the Gulf of Mexico to its Minnesota birthplace. The complete second season is available in ...
Matt Archer: Blade's Edge (Volume 2)
Kendra C. Highley
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book 2 in the Matt Archer series When Matt Archer was fourteen, he discovered monsters are real. As if that wasn't enough to go on for a few decades, Matt also found out that he'd been chosen to hunt those monsters--with a sentient, supernatural knife. Now fifteen, Matt has spent the last year working with a clandestine military unit, trying to rid the world of monsters, demons and other vicious creatures, all while keeping it a secret from ...
Scott Pilgrim Color Volume 2: Vs. The World
Oni Press, 2012
Scott Pilgrim has two girls on the go. When he's with Knives Chau, he feels he can erase the past and start over. When he's with Ramona Flowers, he's ready to accept all that and grow up. But Ramona comes with baggage--SEVEN EVIL EX-BOYFRIENDS, each eager to challenge Scott for the right to date her. What happens when Knives and Ramona meet? Which girl will he choose? And why, oh why, can't the past stay past? The SCOTT PILGRIM epic continues in ...
Galloway's Book on Running (New and Revised)
Galloway's book on Running
Now You're Cooking: Everything a Beginner Needs to Know to Start Cooking Today
Harlow & Ratner
Here is a great introductory cookbook for intelligent, otherwise competent adults who never learned how to cook. Included are 150 easy-to-prepare recipes, plus a basic look at cooking techniques and equipment. A special section answers all the questions a beginner might have about ingredients, methods, and more.
The Fighting Tomahawk: An Illustrated Guide to Using the Tomahawk and Long Knife as Weapons
Paladin Press, 2011
The low-tech, high-impact tomahawk has been carried in every American war, including Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq. Here the author traces the origins of the tomahawk and uses his dynamic drawings to show how it can be utilized singly or with the long knife in both offensive and defensive encounters. Includes fighting scenarios, throwing lessons and applications of the war club.
Origami to Astonish and Amuse
St. Martin's Griffin
Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward...There's no need to imagine-this is for real! In Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer has taken the art of paper folding in an entirely new direction. Filled with hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple to ...
The Zwilling J. A. Henckels Complete Book of Knife Skills: The Essential Guide to Use, Techniques and Care
James P DeWan
The definitive book on knife skills from the knife manufacturer recognized worldwide as the symbol of the best quality and function. Every home chef needs a knife skills book. Cooks who know how to choose a knife, how to maintain it and how to use it properly work more safely, more quickly and more efficiently. Good knife skills also allow a cook to cut ingredients uniformly, allowing everything to cook at the same rate and creating the ...
Surprise-Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion--with a Little Something Extra Inside
William Morrow Cookbooks
From Amanda Rettke, founder of the popular blog I Am Baker, comes Surprise-Inside Cakes with recipes and techniques to make dozens of stunning, imaginative cakes for every occasion, each with something special inside. Whether it’s a striking, all-white cake with a secret red velvet heart baked inside; a birthday cake, complete with a surprise balloon cake in the middle; or the gorgeous hydrangea cake that took the blogosphere by storm; ...
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